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Contains:  NGC 2247, NGC 2245, IC 2169, IC 446
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IC2169 in LRGB, 


IC2169 in LRGB

IC2169 in LRGB

Technical card

Resolution: 3254x2428

Dates:Jan. 14, 2019

Baader Planetarium 36mm Luminance: 18x600" bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Blue 36mm: 12x300" bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Green 36 mm: 12x300" bin 2x2
Baader Planetarium Red 36mm: 12x300" bin 2x2

Integration: 6.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 52.30% job: 2475850

RA center: 6h 31' 55"

DEC center: +10° 12' 28"

Pixel scale: 1.945 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 42.141 degrees

Field radius: 1.097

Locations: Home Observatory, Haneytown, New Brunswick, Canada

Data source: Backyard


This object lies east and north of the more famous Cone Nebula. The vast red area at the bottom is part of the Cone nebula. A quick check of the mosaic and framing wizard in SGP suggest that I can capture the area in six panels. Who knows, maybe a mosaic is in the works. Thanks for looking.



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IC2169 in LRGB,